skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 155976 Find in a Library
Title: Offenders on Parole in New Jersey on December 31, 1994 by Selected Characteristics
Corporate Author: New Jersey Dept of Corrections
Office of Policy Analysis and Planning
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
New Jersey Dept of Corrections
Trenton, NJ 08625
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

New Jersey Dept of Corrections
Office of Policy Analysis and Planning
P.O. Box 863
Trenton, NJ 08625
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report provides information on selected characteristics for offenders under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Department of Corrections who were on parole as of December 31, 1994.
Abstract: Thirty percent of offenders on parole had committed violent crimes, including robbery, assault, sexual assault, and homicide. The single most common offense was drug offenses, for which 45 percent of the offenders had been committed to supervision. Sixty percent of the parole caseload was black, 21 percent White, and 19 percent Hispanic. The median age for offenders under supervision was 32. Forty-four percent of all parolees were committed from the State's four biggest counties. These figures include prison, young adult, and juvenile parolees, as well as 1,363 female offenders.
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): New Jersey; Offender profiles; Parole statistics; Statistics
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=155976

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.